A motorist who ended up being chased for 15 kilometres by five police and Guardia Civil cars between Mil Palmeras and Torrevieja, is set to have the book thrown at him on a whole series of motoring offences. The unnamed driver sped off on the N-332 northbound last week after local police officers spotted
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A plan to stop flooding on the Orihuela Costa caused by heavy storms has been produced by water company Hidraqua, but Orihuela council can’t afford to pay for it. A 12-strong set of proposals was unveiled this week at a presentation involving Hidraqua and council officials, with Orihuela infrastructure councillor, Juan Ignacio López-Bas (pictured on
The drivers of two cars were seriously injured after a head-on collision on the N-332 in the Pilar de la Horadada area. The crash happened on Monday morning between Pilar and Mil Palmeras, when a 54-year-old female motorist overtook a vehicle and hit an oncoming car, with a 90-year-old man at the wheel. The two
Three services encompassing Armistice Day and Remembrance Day took place on the Costa Blanca last weekend, organised by local branches of the Royal British Legion. On Friday November 11th, Armistice Day was commemorated in the traditional annual service (pictured) put together by the Torrevieja RBL branch at San Luis church in the city. Though Torrevieja’s
Three special remembrance services have been organised by local branches of the Royal British Legion next weekend, starting with the Torrevieja RBL branch on Friday November 11th at La Siesta Church beginning at 10.45 am, with a request for everybody to get seated 15 minutes earlier. On Sunday November 13th, the Gran Alacant and La
Three new cycle routes around the municipality have been introduced according to Pilar councilor Eva Martinez as part of a local plan to invest in a more active lifestyle for its residents. The cost of the project is one hundred thousand euros, half of which will be borne by the Regional Ministry of Tourism.
The first route to be launched is one that runs through the municipality from Pinar de Campoverde to the coastal area and ending in Torre de la Horadada. The second circles around the pilareño town and will be known as ‘ciclocalle’. The third route will run along the coastline of the municipality from El Mojon to Mil Palmeras. Each of the routes will be off road and distinctively marked with colored routes and unique signals.
Martinez said that none of the routes involve complex or long distances as almost all are on flat ground, except that to the coast from Pinar de Campoverde which has some short hill features. “The intention is not to provide routes for athletes but more for those who want to meander along enjoying the gentle landscapes that the local countryside so the first two are about six kilometers long while the route that runs along the coast is about 15km long.”
Each of the paths will also be provided with information panels which will point out items of interest that can be seen.
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